D-League Performer of the Week: January 28, 2008
Sessions, on assignment from the Milwaukee Bucks, averaged 29.6 points, 8.0 rebounds and 12.3 assists while leading the Tulsa 66ers to three wins over the past week. On Thursday he scored a season-high 35 points while adding 11 assists and seven rebounds in a win over the Dakota Wizards. Sessions returned to action on Saturday and posted the fifth triple-double in the D-League this season, scoring 26 points with 14 assists and ten rebounds in a win over Austin. The rookie guard closed out the week with 28 points, 12 assists, and seven rebounds in Sunday's win over Austin.
A 6-3 guard from Nevada, Sessions was the 56th overall pick by the Bucks in the 2007 NBA Draft. He has been on assignment to Tulsa for the entire D-League season, averaging 20.9 points, 7.6 assists, and 6.6 rebounds in 24 games. Sessions earned his first D-League Performer of the Week honor on November 26.
Carlos Powell, Dakota: Powell averaged 29.0 points, 6.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists in three games for the Wizards.
Keith Langford, Austin: Langford averaged 23.5 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 3.0 assists in four games for the Toros.
Nick Fazekas, Tulsa: On assignment from the Mavericks, Fazekas averaged 21.0 points, 12.0 rebounds, and 3.0 assists in three games.
Andre Barrett, Bakersfield: In two games for the Jam, Barrett averaged 22.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 9.0 assists.
Kaniel Dickens, Colorado: Dickens averaged 26.0 points, 6.3 rebounds and 5.0 assists in four games.
Cecil Brown, Los Angeles: Brown averaged 23.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 2.0 assists in four games, including a 41-point game on Saturday.
Other Top D-League Performances
Josh Gross, Albuquerque -23 points, eight rebounds in Saturday's loss to Sioux Falls.
Will Blalock, Anaheim - 19 points on 8-8 shooting in Saturday's win over Bakersfield.
Ian Mahinmi, Austin -32 points, nine rebounds in Sunday's loss to Tulsa.
Corey Minnifield, Fort Wayne - 29 points, nine rebounds in Saturday's loss to Iowa.
Jeff Horner, Iowa - 14 points, ten rebounds, 13 assists in Saturday's win over Fort Wayne.
Mike Taylor, Idaho - 21 points, ten assists in Saturday's win over Los Angeles.
Desmon Farmer, Rio Grande Valley - 28 points in Sunday's loss to Bakersfield.
Chris Alexander, Sioux Falls - 17 points, 17 rebounds in Saturday's win over Albuquerque.
Andre Ingram, Utah - 33 points, four assists in Monday's win over Anaheim.